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Tropico 5 hits PC in May with other versions to follow

7:00 PM on 04.02.2014 // Jordan Devore
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Kalypso Media has nailed down a May 23, 2014 release date for the PC launch of its latest city-builder, Tropico 5, and launched a new website. Go on, El Presidente. Take a look.

Next up, it's the Mac and Xbox 360 versions which are set to arrive this summer, followed by a release on PlayStation 4 in autumn. Kalypso is also among those companies planning support for SteamOS once Steam Machines become widely available.

I've flirted with the idea of getting into Tropico, but I've resisted the call thus far -- city-building games like this are usually a Saturday-long investment in which entire meals are skipped. One of these days a Steam sale will change that and I'll almost certainly be all in for the series.

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destructoid's previous coverage:
Tropico 5


  May 05

Review: Tropico 5

It's good to be the king


  Apr 27

Tropico 5 is like crack for your PS4

Multiplayer impressions coming soon


  Feb 05

Tropico 5 PS4 trailer is short and sweet

And it will make you want to Salsa


  Aug 04

Tropico 5 can't be released in Thailand, deemed inappropriate

Distributor New Era isn't going to appeal the decision


  Jan 30

Tropico 5 is also coming to PlayStation 4 this year

Though I'll probably stick with PC, thanks


  Aug 15

Tropico 5 is aiming for world domination in 2014

Kalypso announces the newest iteration in the Tropico franchise


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